TITLE

Pollutants Alter Play

AUTHOR(S)
Potera, Carol
PUB. DATE
October 2002
SOURCE
Environmental Health Perspectives;Oct2002, Vol. 110 Issue 10, pA590
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses results of a study conducted in the Netherlands on the health consequences of perinatal exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls and dioxins among children. Influence on play behaviors that reflect sex differences; Estimation of perinatal exposure based on levels of the pollutants in the mother's blood, umbilical cord blood and breast milk.
ACCESSION #
7728830

 

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